Ho Chi Minh City draws 2.18 billion USD of FDI capital in first six months

Thursday, 30/06/2022 16:00
Ho Chi Minh City’s total newly registered capital, adjusted and contributed capital to buy shares of foreign investors in the first half of the year reached 2.18 billion USD, a year-on-year increase of 60.07%, according to the City Department of Planning and Investment.

Manufacturing semiconductor components at MTEX Company (Japan). (Photo: sggp.com.vn) 

Among these, 293 foreign investment projects were granted certificates with a total registered capital of 223.75 million USD, up 5.43% in the number of granted projects and up 1.28% in capital.

There were 68 licensed projects from previous years increasing their investment capital by 1.37 billion USD, down 2.86% in the number of projects and up 205.19% in the adjusted capital compared to the same period last year.

Regarding foreign investors, Singapore leads with 54 projects with a registered capital of 108.1 million USD, accounting for 46.8%. It was followed by Japan with 36 projects, with registered capital of 38.4 million USD, accounting for 16.6%, and the Republic of Korea with 42 projects, with registered capital of 32.6 million USD, accounting for 14.1%.

The southern city also allowed 1,105 foreign investors to contribute capital, buy shares or buy back contributed capital of domestic enterprises with registered capital of 583.11 million USD, up 9.62% in terms of capital contribution and down 15.12% in capital compared to the same period last year.

As of June 20, the number of valid projects operating in the city is 10,726 projects, with registered capital of 55.19 billion USD, including newly granted capital and adjusted capital./.